Always a pleasure to revisit this famous incident and charming fellow
, with some "new" vintage footage of him at a press conference.
For a brief time in the USA, eight-sided houses were a thing. Based on the crackpot theories of one fellow.
The example above can be found in my native Rhode Island. I used to marvel at it all the time when I was younger.
Read the history here.
Order a book here.
Full explanation here.
In short, recordings of a man unconsciously narrating his dreams.
Full album below.
Maybe Chuck has deemed "animals inherit estate" stories NO LONGER WEIRD. But such was not the case in 1966.
Original article here.
Apparently, some 75 years on, people are still trying to prove the reality of this perpetual motion machine.
Walter George Newman definitely sounds like he was a bit of a character. I like the idea of having a guy blowing on a trumpet instead of a horn.
The New York Times
- Aug 17, 1910